New York Life Insurance Company has named Brooke Zrno Grisham as CEO in charge of the Nautilus Group to head a premier team of industry professionals based in Dallas.

Grisham, who joined New York Life in 1999 as a senior associate in the Nautilus Group, will report to the company’s senior vice president Gerard Rocchi.

The Dallas team provides support in business and estate planning for a group of New York Life agents serving the advanced markets for life insurance.

Most recently, Grisham worked as COO overseeing case development, information technology, compliance and administrative functions and was named as vice president in 2011.

Prior to joining New York Life, Grisham worked as a corporate sales and marketing trainer for multi-level marketing firm Mary Kay.

New York Life Insurance’s group of companies provides life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance services.